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We continue to hear stories about patient abandonment whenever the prescribing or dispensing of prescription opioids are involved. Some doctors have told their patients that they can no longer prescribe opioids because the FDA, DEA, or CDC prohibited them from doing so. This of course is not true; states, not the federal government, regulate the practice of medicine. The following podcast explores the topic of patient abandonment with Mr. Ron Chapman, an attorney with the Chapman Law Group.

Class action lawsuits against pharmacy chains:

Today’s episode features in an interview with Dr. Pettus, an international advocate for the relief of pain and suffering for those at the end of life. She is works for the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) and can be contacted via their website: She recently published a book about what she has learned over the course of her travels.

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